State-run oil marketing company Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) on Thursday said gas had been discovered at an offshore Mozambique find, in which its overseas subsidiary holds a 10 per cent stake.

Bharat PetroResources Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of BPCL, holds a 10 percent participating interest in the Rovuma Basin, Area I, shore Mozambique.

“The exploration well, Windjammer, which is currently being drilled, has reached an intermediate casing point and encountered more than 145 net metres of natural gas pay in multiple high quality reservoir sands,” BPCL said in a regulatory statement.

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